[Nut-upsdev] Patch for drivers.list

Arnaud Quette aquette.dev at gmail.com
Wed Jul 29 13:51:22 UTC 2009

2009/7/29 Svein Skogen (listmail account) <svein-listmail at stillbilde.net>

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> Charles Lepple wrote:
> > On Jul 29, 2009, at 5:26 AM, Svein Skogen (listmail account) wrote:
> >
> >> On a sidenote, I had a really hard time getting the usbhid-ups driver
> >> working in FreeBSD running as a non-privileged user (even with
> >> permissions on the /dev/ file set properly). Running it as root works,
> >> though, so no biggie (I have the luxury of having the ups connected to a
> >> dedicated box that is sufficiently fenced off from the rest of the
> >> network).
> >
> > I don't have my FreeBSD box handy, but I seem to remember having to set
> > permissions on both the bus (for libusb to enumerate the devices) and on
> > the device's /dev node itself.
> That I didn't try. I'll try it later (right now the weather here is too
> unstable for me to consider messing with the UPS setup just when I might
> need it). Thanks for the tip. (If this works, maybe it should be added
> to some documentation?)

sure, and even more knowing that we're working on the new shiny doc.
I'm also keen in automating the process, if possible, as for udev on Linux.

any hints / feedback is welcome since I'm not a *BSD user (simply due to a
lack of time, not of interest!)

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